IED explosion in Baghdad, eight casualties

Blast area in Baghdad. File Photo

( Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior informed today that an IED explosion earlier in the day at northeast of Baghdad killed at least one person and injured seven others.

“The blast took place near the 4000 market at al-Shaab,” the source said. area northeast of Baghdad killing one person and injuring seven others.”

Sharing further details the source added, “Security forces rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital and the dead body to the forensic department. Later, they cordoned off the area and barred anyone from approaching it.”

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